A new book, “An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination,” details how Facebook struggles and sometimes fails to curtail hate speech, disinformation and violent rhetoric on its platform. It also examines how Facebook has become an enormously lucrative data…
In a Congressional hearing last week the heads of Facebook and Twitter said they're taking measures to slow the spread of hate speech and conspiracies on their sites in the wake of the Jan 6 insurrection. But a crackdown on…
By Simon Ostrovsky
In its initial batch of rulings, the board ordered Facebook to restore posts by users that the company said broke standards on adult nudity, hate speech, dangerous individuals and misinformation.
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Amazon.com, Inc. has asked federal regulators to block multiple shareholder proposals addressing criticism of the company's stances on curbing hate speech, diversity in hiring, workplace conditions and surveillance technologies.
By Associated Press
By Ivette Feliciano, Connie Kargbo
Last week's riot on Capitol Hill was filled with hate symbols: nooses, confederate flags, violent graffiti symbols. Ivette Feliciano spoke with civil rights lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, about the racial implications of the riot,…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
An online comment forum that is one of the internet's most popular websites has banned a pro-Donald Trump forum as part of a crackdown on hate speech.
By David Rising, Associated Press
Speaking on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt said online radicalization was giving rise not only to more anti-Semitic incidents, but also hate crimes directed at Muslims and others.
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Jason Kane
According to the FBI, hate crimes are on the rise in the U.S. Studies also suggest white nationalist and white supremacist ideologies are spreading. Derek Black was raised in a household that espoused such beliefs, but during college, his views…
By Sylvie Corbet, Masha Macpherson, Associated Press
Facebook said it's tightening up the rules for its livestreaming service with a "one strike" policy applied to a broader range of offenses.
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